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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 565271, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/565271
Research Article

Ropivacaine-Induced Contraction Is Attenuated by Both Endothelial Nitric Oxide and Voltage-Dependent Potassium Channels in Isolated Rat Aortae

1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju 660-772, Republic of Korea
2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
3Department of Physiology, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Gangneung 201-701, Republic of Korea
4Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-702, Republic of Korea
5Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju 660-772, Republic of Korea

Received 26 May 2013; Revised 1 August 2013; Accepted 23 September 2013

Academic Editor: Jin-Kwan Han

Copyright © 2013 Seong-Ho Ok et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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